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Moga : City Travel Guide



Facts at a Glance
Area: 2209 Sq Km
Languages: Hindi, Punjabi
State: : Punjab
STD Code: : 01636
Population: 8, 86,313


Best Time to Visit : : October to March

Moga city tour

Geography & Climate
Moga City, the birth place of Lala Lajpat Rai is famous as an agricultural and industrial city. It is situated at 30.8o North and 75.17o East and is bordered by Jaladhar Distric in North, Ludhiyana district in East, Sangrur in South and Faridkot and Ferozpur in west.
Moga experiences semitropical type of weather. The rainfall is short during the monsoon season and is about 234.5 mm annually. The summer season is extremely hot and temperature can rise from 34o C to 45o C and winter is also very bitter here. During winter temperature can fall from 12o C to even 2o C.

How to Reach

By Air:
The nearest airport to this place is 108 Km far and is in Amritsar. Raja Sansai Ram Airport Amritsar is an international Airport. Then there is Pathankot airport which is a domestic airport and is situated around 165 Km far from Moga.

By Train :
The nearest railway station is in Amritsar from Moga from where you can get trains to your destination. Amritsar Jaipur expressway connects Amritsar to Jaipur and more trains pass from the station on regular basis and Moga City Guide

By Road
From Amritsar, you can also hire buses as well for Moga. They are cheap and easily available also. Moga is well connected to nearby cities by means of government buses.

Places to see in Moga



Gurudwara Mehdayana SahibGurudwara Mehdayana Sahib
This is a historical Gurudwara which is located at block Nihal Singh Wala. Savor the tasty treat of Lunger which is like blessing for the diners at gurudwara.

Geeta Bhavan
This place attracts people for its mirror mosaic work. Geeta Bhavan is a very beautiful temple and is situated in south of Moga city, near Kashmiri Park.

Sanatam Dharam Mandir
This is the most sacred temple of Moga City Guide which is visited by a large number of people every day. At the time of evening prayer it looks marvelous and devotees come here to get blessings of the gods every Tuesday. The serenity of the place adds a new meaning to the life and people feel more closeness to God here.

Nestle Moga
This international level food processing plant of Moga also attracts many tourists. People come over here to see the food processing procedure in this plant.

What to Eat in Moga
All the Punjabi cuisines are easily available in Moga as well, but it is rather advisable to eat at Dhabas to get flavors of real Punjabi food. Heavy Lussi is the specialty of Punjab after spicy food.

What to Shop in Moga
Buy spices, pickels and Papads from Moga City Guide. Punjabi music is again a thing that you can take with you from here. Beautiful Fulkari work in modern attire can be a wearable souvenir for you. Buy dried Papads to carry and there is lot more in the old markets for your taste buds in Moga.

History
Moga city was founded by the Gill community. Many fights were fought between Gills and Brars for the same land but every time Gill community dominated the wars, even the city is also named after the great forefather of Gill community, S. Moga Singh Gill. It became part and headquarters of 17th district in state in year 1995.
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